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Minnesota State Fair

October 5, 2016
Paige Gabrielson poses with her 4-year-old gelding, Scottie, with whom she competed in Training Levels 5 and 6 at the 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show. She took home top honors in both divisions. (Contributed)
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete in State Fair horse show
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria, who was named a Douglas County Outstanding Senior Citizen, was recently recognized as a runner-up at the state Outstanding Senior Citizen program at the Minnesota State Fair.  (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
The AFD Explorers (back row, left to right) Gavin Hvezda, Quintin Kluver, Erick DeLong and Meghan Moore, (front) Sam Kuennen, Micah Christenson, Mason Sukke and Kelby Olson-Rodel (not pictured) placed third in the Fire Explorer Challenge at the Minnesota State Fair.  (Contributed photo)
Extinguishing the competition
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Fairchild salutes passersby at the Snelling Avenue gate. The Minnesota State Fair mascot Fairchild turned 50 this year. Pioneer Press: John Autey)
Busiest State Fair ever? You betcha
September 7, 2016 - 5:59pm
August 26, 2016
Carlos Creek Winery is the first in the Midwest to be able to bottle wine in single-serving plastic miniatures. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek to sell in Xcel Center
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
This photo was taken during last year’s Douglas County Fair when Arial Way of Garfield, a member of the Chippewans 4-H club, earned grand champion honors for senior showmanship in poultry. No showings will take place this year because of concerns over avian flu. (Contributed file photo)
Bird ban at fairs is a learning experience
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 22, 2014
Local chef, family farm selected to appear on State Fair food program
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Get your state fair projects ready
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
October 9, 2013
Briana Craig, champion, registered shorthorn steer.
4-H youth shine at 2013 Minnesota State Fair
October 9, 2013 - 12:20am
June 16, 2011
First-ever giant sing-along planned at Minnesota State Fair
June 16, 2011 - 12:15pm